International Participants Center

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Saturday, May 20, 1 - 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 - Tuesday, May 23, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 24, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Hall D (Level 2)

The International Participants Center (IPC) is designed to enhance the conference experience for participants with Global Health interests, while contemporaneously highlighting ATS’ involvement in International Activities. The IPC acknowledges the interconnectedness of our world and allows for distinguished professionals to connect on an international level. The IPC provides a welcoming environment for participants to network, connect with colleagues, and even just relax while waiting for the next session. Specific to the IPC, the studio talks give attendees the opportunity to hear different perspectives on how to tackle common problems across the globe.



Sunday, May 21

The Global Asthma Report: Lessons Learnt From a Global Survey
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Leadership Skills for Early Career Researchers in LMICs – Tips From the MECOR Program Leaders
1 - 2 p.m.

Monday, May 22

Buenos Dias ATS: Challenges to Access Spirometry in Post COVID-19 Era*
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

* This panel discussion is organized in partnership with the Asociación Latinoamericana de Tórax (ALAT) and Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica (SEPAR).
Creating High-Value Care for Pulmonary and Critical Care in Low and Middle-Income Country Settings
1 - 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23

Rethinking Infectious Disease Transmission: Aerobiology and Its Impact on TB and COVID-19 Airborne Transmission and Environmental Controls
2 - 3 p.m.
Global Airborne Hazards Abound: Exploring Neglected Environmental and Occupational Exposures on Human Health and Climate Change
3 - 4 p.m.